Azaria: A True History
What happens when the truth gets lost?
Where wild animals and people meet, tragedy can strike. But when a tiny baby is stolen by a dingo, people simply cannot accept such a thing. Prejudice and gossip grip the nation, and the tragedy transforms into a fight for the truth. How did it all go so wrong? This is a true Australian story of innocence, ignorance, and the perils of mob thinking.
A beautifully illustrated non-fiction picture book that sensitively explores the collision
of wilderness and civilisation, explains a famous miscarriage of justice, and examines the role of the media in history-telling, in an appropriate manner for young readers.
This is a beautiful and tragic modern-day Grimm's fairytale with powerful messages that will spark so many discussions about truth and justice, media opinion and public hysteria. It allows us to examine society's treatment of women and Indigenous people...
top-quality informational resource with superb illustrations. It should be essential reading
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